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Niko (girl)

What does Niko mean?

Niko Pronunciation of Niko [niko] as a name for girls (also used more commonly as boys' name Niko) is of Greek derivation, and the name Niko means "people of victory". Niko is an alternate form of Nicole (Greek): from Nikola.

Associated with: greek, victory.


Niko has 8 variants: Nicky, Nickye, Nico, Niki, Nikia, Nikki, Nikky and Nykia.

15 more relations via Nicole: Nekoel, Nic, Nichol, Nicia, Nickol, Nickole, Nicol, Nicola, Nikita, Nikkole, Nikol, Nikola, Nikole, Nikolia and Nykole.

Creative forms:
(female) Nako, Noko, ..

(male) Nini, Niro, ..

Middle name pairings:
Niko Ayanna (N.A.), ..

How popular is Niko?

Niko is an unusual given name for females but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#87348 out of 150436, Top 58%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Nicole (#152 the previous year), Nikki (#1609), Nikita, Nikole, Nykia, Nikia, Niki, Nickole, Nicol, Nicola and Nichol are the prominent alternative forms of Niko (not in Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Nico, are seldom used. These relations of Niko were favored as baby names during 1980-1989 (median #1117) and are now much less conventional (#1796, down 92%), with forms like Nikita becoming somewhat dated. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nichol, Nickole, Nicol, Nicola, Nicole in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Niki, Nikia, Nikita, Nikki, Nikole, Nykia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nicola, Nicole outside U.S.

Similar Names

Niko is alike in pronunciation to Nakia, Neka, Nicki, Nickie, Nika, Nike, Nikkey and Nikkie. Other recommended names are Aiko, Akiko, Aniko, Ekko, Eriko, Keiko, Kiko, Kioko, Mikko, Nariko, Nia, Niah, Nila, Nina, Ninon, Ninor, Nira, Nis, Nita, Nix, Nixe, Noriko, Reiko and Yoko. These names tend to be more commonly used than Niko.

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